Tag Archives: Barry Trotz

Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins Swept In First Round; Islanders Get Winner of Capitals-Hurricanes Series in Round 2

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images The New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-1 at PPG Paints Arena to finish their four-game sweep on Tuesday night. Earlier in the evening, the Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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Capitals @ Islanders – Inside The Numbers: The Student Outlasts the Teacher

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Image We’ve seen this act before. In the second game of a back-to-back set, come out of the gates hard and fast, try to get the game’s first goal, then settle back in the defensive zone, … Continue reading

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Todd Reirden: The Best Possible Job At The Worst Possible Time [Readers Poll]

In many ways, Washington Capitals’ rookie Head Coach Todd Reirden was faced with a no-win situation this season. Do anything less than win a Stanley Cup, and the red-clad torch-wielding villagers will surely take to the town square. If Reirden wins … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Mailbag: Trotz vs. Reirden, Balancing Common Sense and Justified Concern, Perspective On The Capitals

Maybe during a five-game losing streak wasn’t the best time to check in on the Nova Caps mailbag. It is overflowing with angst, worry, and distress. You know, like the good ol’ pre-Stanley Cup days. Is the honeymoon over, the … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Shows Gratitude To A Capitals Fan

Photo: NBC Sports Washington When New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz entered the visiting tunnel prior to their game with the Washington Capitals on Friday evening for the first time after winning the Stanley Cup with the Capitals, I wanted … Continue reading

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Islanders at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Offensive Struggles Continue

Photo: @Capitals As luck would have it, Barry Trotz’ first visit back to Capital One Arena was also a battle for first place in Metropolitan Division. Unfortunately for the Capitals, the former coach came away with the win and first … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Brooks Orpik Prior to Game Against the New York Islanders

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On a night in which the Capitals welcomed back Stanley Cup-winning bench boss Barry Trotz with a video tribute during the first period of Friday night’s game against the New York Islanders, the team also … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute to Barry Trotz With Video During Game Against the Islanders

Having already presented former Head Coach Barry Trotz with his Stanley Cup ring earlier this season in New York, the Capitals paid homage to the man that led them to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship with a video tribute … Continue reading

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